Art-filled school vacation at Farnsworth

Feb 07, 2013
The Farnsworth Art Museum offers a school vacation week art camp.

Rockland — Children age 5 to 8 years old are invited to join art instructor Trelawney O’Brien during the winter school break for an art camp at the Farnsworth’s Gamble Education Center, on the corner of Grace and Union streets. The weeklong camp will run Monday through Friday, Feb. 18 through 22, from9 a.m. to noon.

Some of the activities will be making masks, making handmade birdfeeders, building snow sculptures, dying T-shirts, collaging, sculpting clay and marbling paper. O’Brien is a fine artist and art educator who lives in Rockland and teaches students at Rockland District Middle School through the RASA After-School Art Program; has co-taught art classes for children at the Farnsworth; and was an instructor and head of art camps through Splatter Kids at Lincoln Street Center for Arts and Education.

The School Vacation Week Art Camp is open to 10 students. Cost is $150, $120 for museum members; scholarships are available. For more information or to sign up, call Kelly Finlay in the Education Department at 596-0949 or visit farnsworthmuseum.org/education.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115 or dernest@courierpublicationsllc.com.

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